Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian Art Highlights

This page provides details on a selection of works of art sold in our Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian Art which concluded on June 15, 2022. Select an item for more details. All posted prices include Buyer's Premium.

Artwork by Hortense Mattice Gordon, Venetian Canal
HORTENSE MATTICE GORDON
Venetian Canal

oil on canvas
signed lower left
28 x 16 ins ( 71.1 x 40.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $12,000.00$9,000.00 - $12,000.00
Price Realized $9,600.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Dorothy Elsie Knowles, Wheat Fields
DOROTHY ELSIE KNOWLES
Wheat Fields

oil on canvas
signed, titled, dated 1984 and inscribed “OC-20-84” on the reverse
47.5 x 47.25 ins ( 120.7 x 120 cms )

Auction Estimate: $12,000.00$8,000.00 - $12,000.00
Price Realized $9,600.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Sorel Etrog, Study for The Couple
SOREL ETROG
Study for The Couple

bronze
13.5 x 3.5 x 2.5 ins ( 34.3 x 8.9 x 6.4 cms ) ( overall, including base )

Auction Estimate: $10,000.00$8,000.00 - $10,000.00
Price Realized $9,000.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Frank Hans Johnston, Fall Reflections
FRANK HANS JOHNSTON
Fall Reflections

tempera
signed lower left
14 x 14.5 ins ( 35.6 x 36.8 cms )

Auction Estimate: $18,000.00$14,000.00 - $18,000.00
Price Realized $9,000.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Marcella Maltais, Ciel brisé
MARCELLA MALTAIS
Ciel brisé

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1958 lower right; signed, titled and dated 1958 on the reverse; titled on the stretcher
22 x 30 ins ( 55.9 x 76.2 cms )

Auction Estimate: $15,000.00$10,000.00 - $15,000.00
Price Realized $8,400.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Ronald York Wilson, October
RONALD YORK WILSON
October

oil on canvas
signed lower centre edge; titled on the stretcher
50 x 46 ins ( 127 x 116.8 cms )

Auction Estimate: $12,000.00$10,000.00 - $12,000.00
Price Realized $8,000.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Frederick Arthur Verner, Three Bison
FREDERICK ARTHUR VERNER
Three Bison

watercolour
signed and dated 1899 lower right
10 x 13.5 ins ( 25.4 x 34.3 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $5,000.00$3,000.00 - $5,000.00
Price Realized $5,760.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Manly Edward MacDonald, Unionville Church, Winter
MANLY EDWARD MACDONALD
Unionville Church, Winter

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1944 lower right
20 x 26 ins ( 50.8 x 66 cms )

Auction Estimate: $3,000.00$2,000.00 - $3,000.00
Price Realized $5,520.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Homer Ransford Watson, The Cottage by the Pond
HOMER RANSFORD WATSON
The Cottage by the Pond

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1889 lower left; signed and titled on a label on the reverse
14 x 18 ins ( 35.6 x 45.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $4,000.00$3,000.00 - $4,000.00
Price Realized $5,520.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Jack Leonard Shadbolt, Winter Barns
JACK LEONARD SHADBOLT
Winter Barns

watercolour and gouache
signed and dated 1936 lower left
22.5 x 30 ins ( 57.2 x 76.2 cms )

Auction Estimate: $7,000.00$5,000.00 - $7,000.00
Price Realized $5,520.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, Friday Morning
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
Friday Morning

colour serigraph
signed, dated 1968 and numbered 8/150 in the lower margin
20 x 24.5 ins ( 50.8 x 62.2 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $6,000.00$4,000.00 - $6,000.00
Price Realized $5,040.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Franklin Carmichael, Landscape
FRANKLIN CARMICHAEL
Landscape

colour linocut
inscribed “P587” with the artist estate stamp on the reverse
6 x 7.5 ins ( 15.2 x 19.1 cms )

Auction Estimate: $7,000.00$5,000.00 - $7,000.00
Price Realized $4,800.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Christian Marcel Barbeau, Abstract, 1976
CHRISTIAN MARCEL BARBEAU
Abstract, 1976

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1976 lower left; signed and dated on the reverse
18 x 22 ins ( 45.7 x 55.9 cms )

Auction Estimate: $5,000.00$3,000.00 - $5,000.00
Price Realized $3,120.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

Previous Auctions

Select from a list of previous auctions to view specific sale highlights.

Capture (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 23, 2024
 
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 23, 2024
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 23, 2024
 
Modern Forms (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 23, 2024
 
Works on Paper (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 23, 2024
 
The Academy (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 23, 2024
 
International Prints, Multiples & Works on Paper (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 26, 2024
 
Celebrating Women Artists (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 26, 2024
 
La belle province (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 26, 2024
 
Art of Atlantic Canada (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 26, 2024
 
Art Gallery of Hamilton (Auction of Donated Artwork for Fundraising) (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 26, 2024
 
Coast to Coast (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 27, 2024
 
En plein air (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 27, 2024
 
Watercolours & Drawings (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 27, 2024
 
Canadian Prints & Multiples (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 27, 2024
 
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 23, 2024
 
20th Century Works on Paper (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 23, 2024
 
The Academy (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 23, 2024
 
Inuit & First Nations Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 23, 2024
 
The Collection of Joe & Anita Robertson (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 12, 2023
 
Bidding in a Winter Wonderland (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 12, 2023
 
An Important Private Collection of Canadian Art (Session 2)
Sale Closed: December 6, 2023
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Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian & International Art (Session 1)
Sale Closed: December 6, 2023
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Modern & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 7, 2023
 
British & Continental Pictures (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 7, 2023
 
Toronto: Represented and Abstracted (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 7, 2023
 
Auction to Benefit NSCAD (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 7, 2023
 
Select Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 7, 2023
 
Artwork from a Private Collection (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 7, 2023
 
Select Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 10, 2023
 
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 10, 2023
 
Little Pictures (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 10, 2023
 
Prints & Multiples (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 12, 2023
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 12, 2023
 
Art of Quebec (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 12, 2023
 
Still Life & Figural Work (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 15, 2023
 
Works on Paper & Prints (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 15, 2023
 
Art of Atlantic Canada (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 25, 2023
 
Historical Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 25, 2023
 
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 25, 2023
 
Modern & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 27, 2023
 
The Art of Europe (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 27, 2023
 
Canadians at Home & Abroad (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 27, 2023
 
Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian & International Art (Session 1)
Sale Closed: June 8, 2023
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An Important Private Collection of Canadian Art (Session 2)
Sale Closed: June 8, 2023
( Download PDF )
 
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 30, 2023
 
Art of Quebec (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 30, 2023
 
The Group of Seven & Their Associates (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 30, 2023
 
April Abstractions (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 18, 2023
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 18, 2023
 
Prints, Photography & Multiples (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 18, 2023
 
Select Canadian Prints (Online Auctions)
Sale Closed: April 18, 2023
 
Inuit & First Nations Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 21, 2023
 
Peaks to Prairies: Art of Western Canada (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 21, 2023
 
Celebrating Women Artists (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 21, 2023
 
Works on Paper & Prints (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 28, 2023
 
Three Dimensions (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 28, 2023
 
Canada & Abroad (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 28, 2023
 
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 31, 2023
 
Canadian Winter (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 31, 2023
 
Still Life & Figural Work (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 31, 2023
 
Books & Reference (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 31, 2023
 
From the Estate of William Ronald (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 31, 2023
 
Holiday Charm (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 13, 2022
 
Coast to Coast (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 13, 2022
 
An Important Private Collection of Canadian Art (Session 2)
Sale Closed: December 1, 2022
( Download PDF )
 
Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art (Session 1)
Sale Closed: December 1, 2022
( Download PDF )
 
Canadian Group of Painters (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 22, 2022
 
Fall Auction of International Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 22, 2022
 
Post-War & Contemporary Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 22, 2022
 
Historical Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 22, 2022
 
October Abstractions (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 25, 2022
 
Little Pictures (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 25, 2022
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 25, 2022
 
Art of Atlantic Canada (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 25, 2022
 
La belle province (Art of Quebec) (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 27, 2022
 
Prints, Photography & Multiples (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 27, 2022
 
Inuit & First Nations Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 27, 2022
 
Canadians at Home & Abroad (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 23, 2022
 
Prints & Works on Paper (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 23, 2022
 
Still Life & Figural Work (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 23, 2022
 
The Art of Barbara Mercer (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 23, 2022
 
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 19, 2022
 
Cities & Towns (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 19, 2022
 
Art of Atlantic Canada (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 19, 2022
 
Spring Auction of International Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 28, 2022
 
From the Estate of Robert Markle (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 28, 2022
 
Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: June 15, 2022
( Download PDF )
 
Historical Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 31, 2022
 
Post-War & Contemporary Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 31, 2022
 
April Abstractions (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 19, 2022
 
Prints, Photography & Multiples (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 19, 2022
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 19, 2022
 
Inuit and First Nations Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 22, 2022
 
Celebrating Women Artists (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 22, 2022
 
Canada & Abroad (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 1, 2022
 
Three Dimensions (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 1, 2022
 
Works on Paper & Prints (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 1, 2022
 
Post War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 1, 2022
 
Canadian Winter (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 1, 2022
 

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